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Politics, Policy, And A New Economic Strategy For Rural North Carolina

Mar 28, 2022 - Mar 29, 2022

Fostering economic development and revitalization in rural communities represents one of the most important challenges facing North Carolina and the nation. Scholars, practitioners, and advocates took stock of the current economic and political landscape, considered what a new economic strategy for rural North Carolina could look like, as well as the policy changes necessary to provide national leadership on rural economic renewal. Themes highlighted include rural identity, access to broadband, political organization and the local example of Wilson, North Carolina.